FAQ

 
  • What is the International Food Standard (IFS)?
  • What are the objectives of the IFS Food standard?
  • How many IFS certificates are issued worldwide and in which countries?
  • Which retailers support IFS?
  • Is the IFS applied internationally?
  • Which are the recognised and approved IFS certification bodies?
  • Who is affected by IFS audits?
  • How is the IFS Food structured in general?
  • Is there a database, where you can find all IFS certificates and audit reports?
  • Which information do the Internet and the online database contain?
  • How is it possible to obtain access to the online database www.ifs-certification.com?
  • What are the extra benefits for the industry to be listed with their IFS audit in the database?
  • Are there further/other IFS standards than IFS Food?
  • Does IFS have a tool to run Internal Audits?
  • What are the requirements for the IFS certification bodies?
  • What are the requirements for the IFS auditors?
  • What is the process of becoming IFS certified?
  • How long should an IFS audit take?
  • Is it possible to buy the IFS standards and in which languages is it available?
  • Are other GFSI endorsed standards equally accepted?
  • Are there further/other IFS standards than IFS Food?


If you wish to go to the IFS Americas site please follow this link:

www.ifs-certification.us

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If you wish to download official IFS documents please follow this link:

IFS documents

for all further information in Chinese please visit the IFS China:

www.ifs-certification.com.cn

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